Denise Cooluris talks to NPR about Sonoma County allergies
Posted on 03 May 2012
From the KRCB website:
It’s one of the few drawbacks to living here in the North Bay: allergy season. And it’s happening now. But you probably already knew that.
Allergy sufferers know all to well what an allergic reaction feels like. But how, exactly, does it happen? Denise Cooluris, a Naturopathic Physician with Hill Park Medical Center in Petaluma, explains the connection between respiratory and GI tract responses, and how it develops early in gestation.
In Sonoma County and the North Bay, the biggest sources of the pollens that can trigger allergies are not trees or flowers, but native grasses.